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Diversity | Equity | Inclusion

The Department of Pediatrics is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture.

We are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. The UNC Department of Pediatrics Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee is dedicated to a diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health Care vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.

Our goals include:

• Create a workforce (staff, learners, faculty) that is representative of North Carolina
• Educate faculty, learners and staff on DEI issues
• Care for patients and their families in a culturally sensitive manner

Our initiatives introduced include:

• Monthly newsletters
• Town hall meetings
• Grand round topics on diversity
• DEI committee representation all search committees
• DEI efforts in reappointments and promotions